STATE TRACK MEET: Vinemont’s Lemons, Cold Springs’ Edgeworth win gold in 1600-meter

Vinemont’s Ethan Lemons and Cold Springs’ Ethan Edgeworth both placed first in the 1600-meter run at the 1A-3A State Track Meet Friday morning. (Nick Griffin/The Cullman Tribune)

CULLMAN, Ala. – Both the 1A-3A state meet in Cullman and the 4A-7A state meet in Gulf Shores are in full swing today and tomorrow and a pair of local runners got Friday morning started with a pair of gold medals. Both Cold Springs’ Ethan Edgeworth and Vinemont’s Ethan Lemons placed first in the Class 2A and 3A Boys 1600-meter run with times of 4:31.18 and 4:25.96 respectively. Edgeworth outpaced the rest of the 2A field comfortably and Lemons pulled ahead of Providence Christian’s Conner Patterson on the final stretch to win by less than a second.

Check back later this weekend for a full recap of local results once this year’s state meets have concluded.

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